European Athletics U20 Championships

Sport Athletics
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1964—2021
Editions 29
Competitors 3952
Countries 48

Known as European Junior Games from 1964 to 1968 and as European Athletics Junior Championships from 1970 to 2015.

Editionsª

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1964 Warszawa POL 18 – 20 September 1964 29 86 12
1966 Odessa URS 24 – 25 September 1966 33 110 16
1968 Leipzig GDR 23 – 25 August 1968 33 109 8
1970 Paris FRA 11 – 13 September 1970 35 124 16
1973 Duisburg GER 24 – 26 August 1973 36 126 16
1975 Athina GRE 22 – 24 August 1975 36 127 22
1977 Donetsk URS 19 – 21 August 1977 36 125 15
1979 Bydgoszcz POL 16 – 19 August 1979 36 124 17
1981 Utrecht NED 20 – 23 August 1981 38 130 15
1983 Schwechat AUT 25 – 28 August 1983 38 133 18
1985 Cottbus GDR 22 – 25 August 1985 39 133 18
1987 Birmingham GBR 6 – 9 August 1987 41 141 20
1989 Varaždin YUG 24 – 27 August 1989 41 141 18
1991 Thessaloniki GRE 8 – 11 August 1991 42 148 20
1993 San Sebastián ESP 29 July – 1 August 1993 41 148 22
1995 Nyíregyháza HUN 27 – 30 July 1995 41 151 23
1997 Ljubljana SLO 24 – 27 July 1997 43 156 25
1999 Rīga LAT 5 – 8 August 1999 43 148 24
2001 Grosseto ITA 19 – 22 July 2001 44 151 25
2003 Tampere FIN 23 – 27 July 2003 44 155 24
2005 Kaunas LTU 21 – 24 July 2005 44 163 30
2007 Hengelo NED 19 – 22 July 2007 44 157 23
2009 Novi Sad SRB 23 – 26 July 2009 44 159 27
2011 Tallinn EST 21 – 24 July 2011 44 161 29
2013 Rieti ITA 18 – 21 July 2013 44 162 28
2015 Eskilstuna SWE 16 – 19 July 2015 44 158 27
2017 Grosseto ITA 20 – 23 July 2017 44 154 30
2019 Borås SWE 18 – 21 July 2019 44 165 30
2021 Tallinn EST 15 – 18 July 2021 44 161 30

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 East Germany GDR 168 112 80 360
2 Great Britain GBR 134 97 117 348
3 Germany GER 131 148 135 414
4 Soviet Union URS 119 133 109 361
5 Russia RUS 80 76 64 220
6 Poland POL 60 70 77 207
7 France FRA 58 70 84 212
8 Romania ROU 41 47 39 127
9 Italy ITA 35 40 61 136
10 Spain ESP 30 27 48 105
11 Finland FIN 28 31 35 94
12 Sweden SWE 28 21 28 77
13 Ukraine UKR 28 20 23 71
14 Netherlands NED 20 26 21 67
15 Hungary HUN 18 22 23 63
16 Bulgaria BUL 16 26 29 71
17 Belarus BLR 16 25 20 61
18 Turkey TUR 16 17 13 46
19 Belgium BEL 16 15 18 49
20 Czech Republic CZE 13 14 12 39
21 Switzerland SUI 13 10 12 35
22 Norway NOR 11 18 10 39
23 Czechoslovakia TCH 9 7 16 32
24 Croatia CRO 9 7 8 24
25 Greece GRE 8 12 11 31
26 Ireland IRL 8 7 7 22
27 Portugal POR 7 8 6 21
28 Latvia LAT 6 8 8 22
29 Neutral Participant NEU 6 3 3 12
30 Yugoslavia YUG 4 7 9 20
31 Denmark DEN 4 5 9 18
32 Serbia SRB 4 5 1 10
33 Azerbaijan AZE 4 4 1 9
34 Estonia EST 4 1 7 12
35 Slovenia SLO 3 6 2 11
36 Austria AUT 3 3 8 14
37 Lithuania LTU 2 3 1 6
38 Slovakia SVK 1 3 5 9
39 Iceland ISL 1 1 2 4
40 Cyprus CYP 1 1 1 3
= Republic of Moldova MDA 1 1 1 3
42 Israel ISR 1 0 1 2
43 Armenia ARM 1 0 0 1
= Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 1 0 0 1
= Kosovo KOS 1 0 0 1
46 Serbia and Montenegro SCG 0 4 3 7
47 Montenegro MNE 0 2 1 3
48 Albania ALB 0 2 0 2